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Saidu Sharif Airport – Swat Airport

Saidu Sharif airport is also known as Swat Airport is situated in Kanju, Swat, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan was build in 1978. Although Swat Airport is officially called Saidu Sharif airport, it is approximately 4.1 Km (2.6 miles) away from Saidu Sharif the capital of Swat. It is important to know that Swat airport is currently closed for flights due to refurbishment and extension work and is expected to reopen in 2020.

Summary of Saidu Sharif Airport Swat

Official Name: Saidu Sharif Airport
Non-Official Name: Swat Airport
IATA airport code: SDT
ICAO airport code: OPSS
Airport type: Public
Flight Types: Domestic
Operating Airlines: PIA – Pakistan Internationa Airlines
Flight Routes: Peshawar Airport, Islamabad Airport, and Chitral Airport.
Flight Schedule / Frequency: Daily
Airport Owner / Operator: Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority
Elevation AMSL: 3,183 ft / 970 m
Coordinates: 34°48′48″N 72°21′10″E
Number of Terminals: 1
Number of Runways: 1
Runway Length: 5,475 feet / 1,751 meters
Surface: Asphalt
Airport Location: Airport Road, Kanju, Swat, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Booking Office: PIA – Pakistan Internationa Airlines, Saidu Sharif, Swat, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Saidu Sharif Airport Domestic Flights

When reopening swat airport will resume it’s scheduled domestic flights to Islamabad Airport, Bacha Khan Airport Peshawar, and Chitral Airport. The official schedule of flights and frequency is yet to be released by the Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan.

Saidu Sharif Airport International Flights

Saidu Sharif Airport doesn’t operate international flights to swat. The nearest international airports to Swat that passengers and tourists coming from abroad can land on are Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar or Islamabad International Airport. From there the tourists can travel to Swat by road visa Swat Motorway.

Airport Access Road

The airport access road is called “Airport Road” the road westbound leads to the upper and north areas of swat such as Matta, Malam Jabba, and Kalam Valley, etc. The eastbound road of Swat Airport road leads to Kanju and Kabal and further to Mingora and Saidu Sharif across the Swat River.

Taxi Stand and Cab Services

There is a taxi stand inside the airport which provides cab service to the passengers. Taxies at Saidu Sharif operate at specific hours and those hours are generally well aligned with the arrival and departure times of the flights.

Airport Facilities

Saidu Sharif airport has basic facilities such as parking, cafeteria, waiting area, toilets, access for disabled persons, etc.

Saidu Sharif Airport Flights Schedule

Scheduled Flight DirectionScheduled Flight No.Scheduled Arrival TimeScheduled Departure TimeFlight Status
Swat to PeshawarTBCTBCTBCTBC
Peshawar to SwatTBCTBCTBCTBC
Swat to IslamabadTBCTBCTBCTBC
Islamabad to SwatTBCTBCTBCTBC

List of Other Airports in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Abbottabad Airport
Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar
Bannu Airport
Chitral Airport
Dera Ismail Khan Airport
Gilgit Airport
Parachinar Airport
Saidu Sharif Airport Swat
Tarbela Dam Airport

List of Other Airports in Pakistan

City / Place NameAirport Name
AbbottabadAbbottabad Airport (AAW)
AttockAttock Airport (ATG)
BadinTalhar Airport (BDN)
BahawalnagarBahawalnagar Airport (WGB)
BahawalpurBahawalpur Airport (BHV)
BannuBannu Airport (BNP)
CampbellporeCampbellpore Airport (CWP)
ChilasChilas Airport (CHB)
ChitralChitral Airport (CJL)
DaduDadu Airport (DDU)
DalbandinDalbandin Airport (DBA)
Dera Ghazi KhanDera Ghazi Khan Airport (DEA)
Dera Ismail KhanDera Ismail Khan Airport (DSK)
FaisalabadFaisalabad Airport (LYP)
GilgitGilgit Airport (GIL)
GujratGujrat Airport (GRT)
GwadarGwadar Airport (GWD)
HyderabadHyderabad Airport (HDD)
IslamabadIslamabad International Airport (ISB)
JacobabadJacobabad Airport (JAG)
JiwaniJiwani Airport (JIW)
KadanwariKadanwari Airport (KCF)
KalatKalat Airport (KBH)
KarachiQuaid-E-Azam International Airport (KHI)
KhuzdarKhuzdar Airport (KDD)
KohatKohat Airport (OHT)
LahoreAllama Iqbal International Airport (LHE)
Lora LaiLora Lai Airport (LRG)
ManglaMangla Airport (XJM)
MansehraMansehra Airport (HRA)
MianwaliMianwali Airport (MWD)
Mirpur KhasMirpur Khas Airport (MPD)
MohenjodaroMohenjodaro Airport (MJD)
MultanMultan Airport (MUX)
MuzaffarabadMuzaffarabad Airport (MFG)
NawabshahNawabshah Airport (WNS)
NushkiNushki Airport (NHS)
OrmaraOrmara Airport (ORW)
PanjgurPanjgur Airport (PJG)
Para ChinarPara Chinar Airport (PAJ)
PasniPasni Airport (PSI)
PeshawarPeshawar International Airport (PEW)
QuettaQuetta Airport (UET)
Rahim Yar KhanRahim Yar Khan Airport (RYK)
Rawala KotRawala Kot Airport (RAZ)
SahiwalSahiwal Airport (SWN)
Saidu Sharif (Swat)Saidu Sharif Airport (SDT)
SargodhaBhagatanwala Apt Airport (BHW)
SargodhaSargodha Apt Airport (SGI)
SawanSawan Airport (RZS)
Sehwen SharifSehwen Sharif Airport (SYW)
ShikarpurShikarpur Airport (SWV)
SialkotSialkot Airport (SKT)
SibiSibi Airport (SBQ)
SkarduSkardu Airport (KDU)
SuiSui Airport (SUL)
SukkurSukkur Airport (SKZ)
TaftanTaftan Airport (TFT)
TarbelaTarbela Airport (TLB)
TurbatTurbat Airport (TUK)
WanaWana Airport (WAF)
ZhobZhob Airport (PZH)

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